What COVID-19 Revealed about Optimizing Patient Payments The COVID-19 pandemic created numerous challenges for providers, prompting many to re-evaluate their approaches to critical processes, such as engaging with patients, minimizing the cost of collections, and offering seamless billing options. Although some of the new burdens are likely to lessen as time goes on, the healthcare
For the vast majority of Americans, healthcare isn’t getting any more affordable, and that means providers must account for this reality by offering flexible payment options to patients. A 2021 consumer survey by U.S. Bank revealed that healthcare affordability continues to be a challenge, particularly given the COVID-19 pandemic’s effect on employment, household finances and
Explore the Advantages of a Centralized Payments Platform Health systems rely on their electronic health records (EHR) systems such as Epic to serve as the backbone of the patient care they deliver–supporting clinical, operational and revenue cycle workflows. Patients are seeking a better healthcare experience and their expectations are changing. Adopting new APIs and digital
As vaccination rates rise and the U.S. begins to emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic, medical practices are assessing what their “new normal” looks like in a post-pandemic business environment. Regardless of the specific business challenges individual practices may face, patient engagement is certain to be a critical component of providers’ playbooks as they endeavor to
Manufacturers worldwide are facing a challenge that doesn’t appear to be going away anytime soon. They are having difficulty obtaining semiconductors, which is delaying production timelines and delivery of goods. There are many factors at play, from the COVID-19 pandemic’s disruption of supply chains and consumer shopping habits to extreme weather and everything in between.
Sphere’s full service ISV partner program provides a single source of end-to-end, scalable and rapidly deployable payment solutions that integrate seamlessly with your software. Simply put, with just one integration, you can unlock many ways for your customers to pay. Take advantage of all Sphere has to offer! We’ve written a definitive guide to show
With the acquisition of Health iPASS in December of 2020, Sphere is placing a greater focus on leveraging their payment capabilities for the benefit of healthcare providers. Health iPASS is committed to creating better patient check-ins for better provider revenue, strengthened by the end-to-end patient payment support offered by Sphere. Health iPASS gets practices paid
In a recent episode of The Tate Chronicles on HealthcareNOW radio, Jim Tate talks to Ryne Natzke, VP of Strategic Accounts and Healthcare at Sphere. They discuss the current healthcare payments environment and the addition of Health iPASS to the Sphere family of patient engagement and payment solutions. The Tate Chronicles cover the frontline of